Annual Accounting & Auditing Update [ACAU]

Jul 24, 2019
Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Subject:

Accounting & Auditing

Credit Hours:

8.00

Price:

Member: $295.00
Non-member: $445.00

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Discussion Leader:

Jeffrey Lieman, CPA    more info

Lieman Associates LLC / Owings Mills, Maryland

Jeff Lieman currently heads his own consulting firm in Owings Mills, Maryland. He provides consulting services, contractual assistance services, and training to CPAs, their firms and their clients on matters related to US and international accounting principles, auditing standards, governmental auditing standards, and business planning services. Jeff’s previous experience included serving as the Chief Financial Examiner for the Maryland Insurance Administration and being a Director for Ellin & Tucker, Chartered. As the Chief Financial Examiner, Jeff was responsible for the solvency examination of the Maryland domestic insurance companies. While Jeff was a Director for Ellin & Tucker, Chartered, he developed two new niche areas for the firm and supervised numerous audit service engagements. Jeff trained staff in many areas of accounting, administration and consulting and provided training services on a national level to other organizations. He reviewed numerous accounting systems and assisted in the selection and implementation of automated systems, helped develop policies and procedures for technology usage, work paper development, administrative procedures and other office policies, and also provided Peer Review Services (SEC section). Jeff also served as a Senior Manager with KPMG/Baltimore. At KPMG he maintained client relations, marketed audit, tax and consulting services, and managed audit related services for publicly traded and privately held entities. His clients have included real estate ventures, printing and publishing companies, electronic manufacturers, wholesale distributors, retail stores, financial institutions, construction contractors, Governmental units, and various nonprofit organizations.

Mr. Lieman has been a national trainer for KPMG where he developed training materials for staff and instructors and is recognized nationally as a lecturer for various accounting, auditing and technology topics and has been quoted in various trade journals. He was elected Chairman of the Year by the Maryland Association of CPAs for chairmanship of the Computer Resources Committee.

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Website registration for this course closes on July 17, 2019. To register after this date please contact the society at akcpa@ak.net or 907-562-4334.

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Annual Accounting & Auditing Update (ACAU)

July 24, 2019

Westmark Fairbanks Hotel
813 Noble Street
Fairbanks, AK

LATE REGISTRATION POLICY
For registrations received less than 21 days from the course date will be charged a late fee of $50 for each 8 hour course and $25 for each 4 hour course and $12.50 for each 2 hour course.

Designed for accounting and attestation practitioners at all levels in both public accounting and business and industry, this course provides a comprehensive review of recent standard setting activities of the PCC, FASB, ASB, and ARSC. Not only will this course bring you up-to-date on the requirements, it also provides you with many hands-on examples and illustrations to help you apply the guidance in practice. Youll learn about the latest standards, exposure drafts, and guidance focusing on issues applicable to accountants and attestation practitioners in public accounting and private industry. This course also includes a discussion of common audit quality issues noted in peer reviews; updates practitioners on the latest developments impacting compilation, preparation, and review engagements; and discusses other matters of interest to all accountants.

Major Topics:
- Private company standard setting activities
- Recently issued FASB Accounting Standards Updates
- Revenue recognition
- Leases
- Other items on the FASBs Technical Agenda
- Recently issued SASs and other AICPA and PCAOB activity
- SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification and other recently issued SSARS
- Audit quality issues
- Other important A&A practice matters

Learning Objectives:
- Keep abreast of current private company advocacy activities of the PCC
- Review and apply recently issued FASB, ASB, and ARSC pronouncements
- Be aware of various standard setters agendas, technical plans, and project updates
- Understand SSARS No. 21 relating to the preparation of financial statements and new guidance on compilations and reviews
- Recall common audit quality issues and concerns
- Be familiar with other important A&A practice matters you should be aware of
- Utilize hands-on examples and illustrations to increase your overall understanding and application of the material

Designed For: Accounting and auditing practitioners at all levels desiring to remain up-to-date on recent pronouncements and other standard setters activities

CPE Credits: 8, Accounting & Auditing

Level of Knowledge: Update

Prerequisite: Experience in accounting and attestation

Acronym: ACAU

Discussion Leader: Jeffrey Lieman, CPA